Marc FerrantiEditor in Chief , IDG News Service

Marc Ferranti is the editor in chief of the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Discussions Continue in Google Books Lawsuit, Attorneys Say

Lawyers for both sides expressed optimism about the progress that has been made during discussions since July.

Wall Street Beat: Mixed Signals for Hardware, Components

Hardware and components insiders are giving off mixed signals about how business will fare for the rest of the year.

Wall Street Beat: Megamergers, Earnings Roil Tech

Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, acquisitions and earnings news from the world's top PC makers (Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Lenovo), the biggest...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Shares on Wild Ride

U.S. stock markets edged up for the day Friday afternoon, but fears of an economic slowdown and concerns about the debt crisis in Europe caused technology stocks...

Wall Street Beat: How Bad Will It Get for Tech?

U.S. exchanges were volatile Friday after suffering their worst drop in more than two years Thursday, taking IT companies' shares down along with stocks in just...